The corporate state has made it very hard to make a living if you hold fast to this radical critique. You will never get tenure. You probably won’t get academic appointments. You won’t win prizes. You won’t get grants. The New York Times, if they review your book, will turn it over to a dutiful mandarin like George Packer to trash it—as he did with my last book. The elite schools, and I have taught as a visiting professor at a few of them, such as Princeton and Columbia, replicate the structure and goals of corporations. If you want to even get through a doctoral committee, much less a tenure committee, you must play it really, really safe. You must not challenge the corporate-friendly stance that permeates the institution and is imposed through corporate donations and the dictates of wealthy alumni. Half of the members of most of these trustee boards should be in prison!Read more . . .
Why has so much journalism succumbed to propaganda? Why are censorship and distortion standard practice? Why is the BBC so often a mouthpiece of rapacious power? Why do the New York Times and the Washington Post deceive their readers? These are urgent questions. The world is facing the prospect of major war, perhaps nuclear war – with the United States clearly determined to isolate and provoke Russia and eventually China.Read more . . .
When the dean of White House correspondents, Helen Thomas was relegated to a silent place in the back row for asking relevant questions of this administration, her colleagues took notice. What they saw frightened the otherwise objective journalists in the room.Read more . . .
The division of Libya into three separate countries is part of the US-NATO imperial design. It is part of a project shared by the U.S., Britain, Italy, and France.
The NATO war launched against Libya in March 2011 was geared towards the breakup of the country into three separate entities.
John Swainton Honest Journalist – A Posthumous Honoree “There is not one of you who would dare to write his honest opinion.” John Swainton of the New York Times told colleagues at his retirement party in 1870. “The business of … Read more . . .
Who is Behind Wikileaks? By Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, December 13, 2010 “World bankers, by pulling a few simple levers that control the flow of money, can make or break entire economies. By controlling press releases of economic … Read more . . .
Who Has The Crystal Ball? By Paul Craig RobertsGlobal Research, November 2, 2010 My conservative and Republican acquaintances believe that the “liberal media” is destroying America. When I ask them to identify the liberal media, the usual reply is, “all … Read more . . .
Washington Post cancels lobbyist event amid uproar http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0709/24441.html By MIKE ALLEN & MICHAEL CALDERONE | 7/2/09 8:04 AM EST Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth said today she was canceling plans for an exclusive “salon” at her home where for as much as $250,000, the … Read more . . .
Noble Resolve and the Portland Presstitutes Captain Eric H. May 26.08.2007 19:39 Captain Eric H. May, the Internet intelligence writer, delivers a scathing review of the media/military misinformation in Portland’s nuke exercises, Noble Resolve (just finished) and TOPOFF (coming soon). He … Read more . . .
Inside the terror plot that ‘rivaled 9/11’ What really happened in the case that led airlines to bans liquids and gels By Richard Greenberg, Paul Cruickshank, and Chris Hansen Dateline NBC, Sept. 15, 2008 [If you like amusement, look … Read more . . .